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National Drug Board Secretary General Daniel Radío is turning his attention to the local cannabis market after beginning to cut regulatory barriers slowing the placement of Uruguayan cannabis flower on international markets. In an interview with Radio Uruguay 1050 AM, Radío offered hints as to the direction he and the government are moving towards with respect to the domestic cannabis market: (more...)
The locust plague which has been rampant in Argentina since May has now closed to within 60 kilometers of the border appearing in the Argentine village of Federal. The Ministerio de Ganadería Agricultura y Pesca's Dirección General de Servicios Agrícolas has issued a read alert for the threat. To combat the locusts 122 planes have been made available with one already performing surveillance and three ready to begin fumigation when the enemy is sighted. (more...)
Fifteen merino sheep are dead and still more wait to see if their wounds are mortal after a dog pack attack in Colonia department (archived). All of the attacked sheep were pregnant by artificial insemination with high value genetics. The proprietor estimates a loss of 300 to 400 USD on most of the sheep with a few exceptional specimens lost in the attack presenting four figure losses.
Customer stock lined up for assement before admitance to Tres Cruces Shopping.
Movement in front of Montevideo Shopping.
Argentine President Alberto Fernandez and his government are moving to nationalize bankrupt grain and seed oil exporter Vicentin as Kirchnerismo in Argentina pushes for a capture of that country's infirm enterprises.
Uruguayan firm Fotmer Life Sciences exported 3,307 pounds of cannabis flower to an unknown Portuguese customer in the largest "legal" export of cannabis flower across the Atlantic so far. Customs documents valued the flower at ~2 USD per gram.